A walk through Nike Hercules missile base

By TIFFANY DUONG “Here’s your first security fence. There was a guard station over there,” says former Army Specialist Ted Swanson, pointing to what appears to be dense...

Popularity of Key West Songwriters Festival Did Not Happen Overnight

By 8 p.m. last Thursday, May 9, a tightly formed line of about one hundred fans stretched from Cowboy Bill’s down several blocks on lower Duval Street....

‘I have no secret’ – Renee Makimaa leads by example

Ask any mother: parenting requires far more than just love, but strength, and tons of it. Who has it tenfold? Renee Makimaa, inside and out. For 26...
Column: Keys Disease

H-word Season – Things we fear; things that comfort…

The 2019 hurricane season approaches, and with it comes the fear and dread of what just one of these named monsters can do. Many already noted the...

Alex Rickert Stars in New Play “Making God Laugh”

Okay, full disclosure: Alex Rickert is a freelancer for the Weekly Newspaper. He’s also a dolphin trainer, and currently starring in “Making God Laugh,” a Marathon Community...

The Key Lime Massacre at Indian Key?

You can thank arsenic poisoning next time you enjoy a slice of Key lime pie. That’s what set physician and horticulturist Dr. Henry Perrine on a path...

Resident Blonde Kirby Trahan asks: Better to have a clean house or messy memories?

By Kirby Trahan The Saturday morning scene: the house is upside down, dishes to be done, laundry to be folded and floors that most definitely need a good...

City Sustainability Coordinator Alison Higgins walks the walk

There must be something about helping the planet that makes one happier and generally more fun to be around. It’s not a sentiment often associated with government...

Canes baseball season hits final stretch

The Coral Shores’ varsity baseball team took on Palmer Trinity on April 22 at Founders Park. Palmer Trinity, 6-6, won by a score of 3-0, dropping the...

Keys newcomers making their impact

Tiffany Duong and Sara Nilsson are the oldest interns at Coral Restoration Foundation. When not out planting coral and doing CRF work, the two highly ambitious women...